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Study: Transgenes found in small-scale farmers’ maize seed in South Africa

Genetically modified (GM) crops were introduced in South Africa in 1997. By 2013, South Africa had 2.3 million hectares of GM crops under cultivation, 78% of which was insect-resistant and/or herbicide-tolerant maize. A first study of its kind has found that GM maize has penetrated the informal seed supplies of smallholder farmers in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The study …

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Developing World – The WHO’s Private Vaccine Laboratory

It is a recognized fact that the developing world has been used by the World Health Organization as a vaccine laboratory for decades. This has been proven in data and vaccine studies dating back as far as the 1970s. With this in mind, we must ask ourselves, is it right to use these vulnerable children in vaccine experiments? I urge …

Clinton Foundation raked in cash from right-wing regimes, corporations

Several press reports last week highlight details of the major donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, including right-wing Persian Gulf monarchies, big defense contractors, and an array of corporations and governments seeking influence with the US political establishment—and potentially in the next White House. Founded in 2001 after the end of Bill Clinton’s second term as president, …